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Barbour's Salmon Net Twines.
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Ptw O.I. Uriht VamKh. ISniaole Oil,
OmUoh c-invaN Hemp Sail Twine.
tanl Oil. Wnniltl Iron Stike,
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ioI Mtinplics fnniished at Satis
I'ttrchaxcsdeJjtered 'n any part of the city
Office and Warehouse
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wide, and grand, broad avenues nm through tlie entire tract. If you are
seeking a home where health and beauty are combined, come and buy yourself
one in KINDRED PARK.
HONOR TO THE NATION'S DEAD.
A General anil Earnest Olseryauce
of Memorial Day
i:ast. wj:st, south ash south.
Siiceial hyTlio California Assort tf Pria';.
Sjiecial to Tiu:ATomAX.
Washington, May 30. Decoration
tiny wjis ffcnenilly obsen'ed here. A
special train this morning took about
200 senators aud members to Gettys
burg, where senator Incite was to
make the oration. The G. A. K. had
charge of the exercises at all cemeteries
in which the nation's dead lay buried.
At Arlington, where 15,000 are in
terred, includinp; Generals Sheridan,
Franklin and liazen, at least 10,000
people were present Congressman
Boutelle, of Maine, delivered the ora
tion at the Soldiers1 Home where the
tomb or Logan is. As many more
were gathered to listen to an oration
by congressman Morse, of Massachu
setts. At the congressional cemetery,
where Gen. ltawlen's grave is, another
large crowd was present Congress
man Win. E. Mason, of Illinois, was
tho orator aud in the course of his re
marks he .severely criticised the scene
at Richmond yesterday. In speaking
of it, he said.
"There is one note of warning, how
ever, that' on must let me utter at
this lime. I must earnestly protest
against the occurrences in that fair
southern city, at the unveiling of
General Lee's statue yesterday.
Let them honor the memory
ol that true and virtuous man
if they will, but lei me say
thai the broad sky over our couutry,
is broad enough only for one flag, and
that the Stars and Stripes, and when
a man waves any other, he is in his
heart as much a traitor as he was
thirty j ears ago. Do not misunder
stand, brethren, but I would
be false to the memory of many
brave men who lie around us
heie, if I did not protest at this first
occasion 1 have had, against the act of
men avIio flaunt flags of secession in
the fce of the boys in blue, who
fought so nobly for their country. If
there is a boy in gray lying in this
cemetery, let us decorate his grave, as
that of a man who was brave and
who lost his life in a cause ho thought
was right, but let no one wave over
Ins grave, that Hag that was a symbol
of insult to the bos in blue."
Tlie Iluy in New York.
Special to The Astokianv
Tr.v Yokk, May 30. Memorial Day
is observed with more than usual cere
mony, especially in the military dis
play. There was a larger number in
the Grand Army and National Guard
parade than ever before. Everj
prominent G. A. 11. oHicer lent addi
tional interest in the parade, which
was'reviewed by General Alger and
party, including Generals Fremont,
Siegel and Howard. The prominent
feature of the day was the laying of
the comer htone of the Washington
memorial arch this morning.
Speeial to Tin: ASTOittAN'.l
Chicago, May 30. - Reports from
all cities in the Mississippi valley
show that Memorial Day was observed
with unusual display aud enthusiasm.
Sjxeial toTiiK Asiouin.
Nnw YoitK, May 30. Dispatches
from various points in this aud va
rious New England states and Penn
sylvania iudicated the general obser
vance or Memorial Day. Business
even-where is suspended. There were
parades and general decorations of
graves. In Philadelphia, the Knights
of labor held Memorial services, and
were addressed by Powderly and
Uriah Stevens, the founder of the or
der. California Celebrates.
Special to Thk Astouian.
San Fkancisco, May 30. Decoration
day was observed with befitting cere
monies all along the coast and inland
cities of the state.
Fire and Loss of Several l.ivci.
Spect il to Thk Astokian.1
St. Louis, May 30. -The Fort
Worth, Texas, Grand Spring palace is
now, at 11:30 o'clock, a mass of smol
dering ruins, and many lifeless bodies
are rosting in the ruins. A magnifi
cent ball, the like of which in bril
liancy, North Texas has never seen,
was given in the palace to-night
There was a concert, lasting until 10
o'clock, when dancing began. Guests
were present from all over the south
and many from other sections, among
them Russell R. Harrison. The fire
broke out during the dancing and a
terrible panic ensued. In tho confu
sion that now reigns it is impossible to
tell how many have perished, but it is
hoped the number will not exceed six.
Weir Defeats Smith.
Special to TnK Astokian.J
New Yokk, May 30. Ike Weir
easily defeated Charley Smith, the
English feather weight, at Hoboken
to-night, in four rounds, with big
gloves. The affair was one-sided.
FROM THE NATIONAL CAPITAL,
Cougressioiial Recess Proposefl From
July 1st to Oclolier 1st,
TO PERFECT THE TARIFF HILL.
Special by Tho California Associated Pbkss.
Washington, May 30. The national
executive Republican committee held
a meeting to day at the residence of
senator Quay. At midnight Clarkson
stated to a California Associated Jf ress
agent that the only business trans
acted so far was the election of Henry
C. Payne, of Wisconsin, as successor
to Colonel Goodloe, of Kentucky, and
resolutions of respect to the memory
of Goodloe. and expressions of
svmrtathv to his bereaved family. The
committee meets again to-morrow.
A ECi:SS PROPOSED.
To Doctor Tlie Tariff Bill.
Special to TnK Astokian
Washington, May 30. In view of
the delay in the condition of tho tariff
bill by the senate finance committee,
some of the Republican senators
favored taking a recess of congress
from .Tuly first to October first The
idea is to give the committeo time
during the recess to get tho tariff bill
in shape aud take it up in the senate
early in October. The senate com
mittee havo finished the preliminary
work on the river and harbor bill, and
expect to report to the senate in about
ten days. They will strike out the
appropriation of four millions for the
The house public lauds committee
reported ti substitute for the railroad
land forfeiture bill, already reported
by the committee. The substitute is
composite of the former house bill and
the forfeiture bill which recently
passed the senate.
lias Reached the Senate.
Special to The Astouian.1
Washington, May 30. Tho river
aud harbor bill received from the
house, was referred to a committee
an d t he senate adjourned until Monday.
Special toTnu Astouiajc
Chicago, May 30. Franck C.Kuhn,
a prominent German and real estate
owner of Kuhn's park, his wife, two
sons and two servants, were all
poisoned last night by eating pie con
taining arsenic. One of the serv'ints
has died, and the parties are in a
Banc Ball Scores.
Boston, May 30. -Boston 0, Pitts
Cincinnati, May 30. Cincinnati 3,
New York 1.
New Yokk, May 30. New York 11,
Philadelphia, May 30. Players
afternoon game: Philadelphia 0,
Boston. May 30. Boston 3, Pitts
New York, May 30. New York 0,
Brooklyn, May 30. Brooklyn 14,
Boston, Mav 30. Boston 1, Buf
New York, May 30. New York 8,
Brooklyn, May 30. National after
noon games: Brooklyn 7, Chicago 11.
Philadelphia, May 30. Philadel
phia 1, Cleveland 4.
Brooklyn, May 30. National morn
ing game: Brooklyn 4, Chicago 0.
Philadelphia, May 30. -Philadelphia
4, Cleveland 8.
Philadelphia, May 30. Players'
morning game. Philadelphia 4, Chi
Brooklyn, May 30. Brooklyn 10,
Boston, May, 30, Boston 8, Bnf-
Special to Tnn Astobian.
Pittsburg, May 30. The congress
of the national Scotch-Irish society
opened this morning, in the exposi
tion building. Addresses ot welcome
were delivered by Governor Beaver
and Major Gourley. A response was
made by Robert Bonner, president of
Beating the World's Record.
Special to Thk Astoiuan.1
San Fkancisco, May 30. In the
game of the continued billiard match
between Schaeffer and McCleery,
Schaeffer opened where he had left
off last night, in the fourth inning.
He ran a thousand without "falling,"
breaking the world's record. Twice
in to-night's playing, the balls were
frozen and he played from a break.
Children firy for Pitcher's Castoria
When Baby was sick, ire gave her CutorU.
ben she was a Child, she cried for Castoria,
JVhen she became alias, she clung to Caatoria,
"Then she had Children, aha gave them Caatorlt
FORTY BANDS PLAYED
Tie Imposiug Dedication of the fiar
IX MEMORY OFXIXE YEARS AGO.
Special bv California Associ vrr.n Punas.
Cleveland, Ohio, May 30. There
are 200,000 strangers in tho city and
the weather is delightful for the dedi-J
cation of the Garfield monument
to-day. After day break nothing could
be heard above the roll ot
tlie drums and the blare of
the trumpets, and column after
column of troops and civic societies
niareh up from the depots to their
respective headquarters. At noon
Chief Marshal Baruett started the pro
cession toward Lake Yieiv cemetery.
The cemetery was reached at 2-30 p.
si., and there was the thunder of can
nons as President Harrison's carriage
nearcd the head of the procession and
passed under the triumphal arch
spanning the cemetery gates. Pres
ident Harrison aud Governor Camp
bell occupied the first carriage.
Behind them were ex-President Hayes
and Vice-President Morton and next
were Postmaster General Wanamaker,
Major General Schofield, Major Mc-
Kmley and Secretary Rusk.
In the other carriages were memlers
of President Garfield's cabinet and
numerous senators and congressmen.
The parade surpassed ia numbers and
appearances anything ever seen in
Cleveland; military, masonic ltodies
were massed in trout ; veterans
and civic societies follewed: over
forty bands were interspersed
through the procession which
although the men marched twelve
abreast, reached a distance of three
mites. Special trains bronght 50,000
people to the cemetery gates, and the
crush about tho monument was some
thirg terrible. Seats on the grand
stand had been carefully reserved,
however, and there was little confu
sion. Ex-president Hayes, presideut
of the Garfield memorial association,
made the opening speech, and tho ora
tion was delivered by ex-governor Ja
cob D. Cox, dean of the Cincinnati
law college. A chorus of 500 voices
sung patriotic airs; after the regular
exercises the Knights Templar held
brief services, and a national salute
President Harrison will return to
Washington to-night. Vice-president
Morton was tho guest of J. H. Wade.
A SHORT AND PERILOUS TRIP.
Smashed lite Record and an Vec
Special to Tn k Astouian. i
New York, May 30.- The steamship
Normannia, which is the latest addi
tion of the Hamburg-American Packet
Co., arrived here this morning, making
the best time on record for the maiden
voyage, the trip having been made in
six days and five hours. She barely
escaped destruction with an ice berg
?n a fog ou May 27th, on which occa
sion forty feet of her plates were
Breaks Runner's Record.
Special to Thk AbTOKiAN.l
New York, May 30. -At the New
Jersey athletic club's games Willis Day
ran three miles in 14 minutes aud 30
seconds, beating the best American
Work of Desperate Characters.
Special to Thk Astouian.1
San Antonio, Texas, May 30.- Geo.
Makinuou, a notorious horse thief, was
killed several miles north of here late
last evening by a posse of citizens, and
his brother Frank captured. George
was sentenced six years ago to twenty
three years in the peniten
tiary for horse stealing, but
was pardoned six weeks ago by
tho governor. Immediately upon his
release he began horse stealing again,
and was run down in the mountains
last evening by tho sheriff and many
citizens. A battle ensued aud George
was killed. Seven stolen horses were
Theodore Weismuller, who owns
an extensive ranch near San Diego,
Texas, was found bnried near his
home this morning, with his hands
tied behind him, aud the evidences are
that ho was burned alive. He has
been missing since Sunday. The mo
tive of the murder is not known,
but he had enemies in the Farmers'
alliance, to which he belonged. No
arrests have yet been made.
Closing- aiubliur Houses-.
Special to Thk Astouian.1
St, Louis, May 30. The chief of
police to-day issued an order to close
the gambling houses. Faro has been
dealt opeoly here for two years. There
is great consternation among the gam
blers. Flour ITIills Burned.
Special to The Astouian.
St. Louis, May 30. The Kerler
flouring mills was destroyed by fire
early this morning. Loss $15,000
Pickle Factory Burned.
Special to The astouian.1
Bowjianville, HL, May. A fire de
stroyed Budlong Bros', pickle factory
last night; loss, $100,000.
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A DBEMFDL ACCIDEHT.
Gross Carelessness Causes
MiOWXEO IX OAICLAXlt CREEK.
Special by California As.ociatki rut-as
San Francisco, Ma- :X). Tht3 after
noon, at 1:43, tho train to Oakland from
this city on the narrow gnnge went
through Webster street bridge. Two
cars, tho caboose and locomotive now
lie in Oakland creek. Ono passenger car
remains out of the water. They piled
ono on top of tbo other and its believed
the occupant3, folly ono hundred in
number aro all dead, llcsides tho 100
wrsons reported drowned, several have
been rescued severely injured. Boats
were at once dispatched to the scene of
the accident. They were crowded with a
vast assemblage, going to tho scene of
the disaster. Aid has been sent from
Alameda and Oakland. Engineer of Io
comotivo was Sam Dunn; the firumans
name was O'Brien: both are believed to
bo drowned. Tho conductor, P. Dwis,
and brakemaa W. O. llntchingKoxi es
caped. Coancilman John Hr.ckctt and G.
T. Hawley of Oakland were in one car but
esci'tod v.ith slight injuries.
Thti draw bridgo had just bes.ii closed,
but not securely fastened, and swnng
open when the heavy weight camo upon
il. The engineer is said to bo the one to
blame. The engineer and llrenian : re
uudoiiUedly drowned. Tho bridgo
lender Hays the dangersignal was set up to
:i o'clock. Eleven bodies have been taken
out, six men and five women. Ifmry L.
Ash ton and daughter .ire said to be
among the drowned. Other bodies aro
notyetidontilied. A man named K. L.
Howard on the train has not been seen.
Mary Austin, of Sin Jose, escaped, but it
is believed her father and mother arc
Oaklvnd, Calf.,May 30. -A reporter
just from Hie scene of tho accident
learned that the number drowned was
1 1 all teld: that six had been saved: it
is not known how many were in the
car when it went into the creek.
The correct story of what is ono of
the most disastrous railroad accidents
on the Pacific coast is as follews:
The local train which left San
Francisco for Oakland at 1:15 p. m.
went into the Oakland creek off
Webster street bridge owing to what
now appears to have been the care
lessness ot bridge tender Jjuuiap.
He had opened the draw to permit a
vacht to pass, but failed sis far as is
known to stop the approaching traiu.
The bridge was within its own width
or being closed when tho engine
reached the end of the approach and
dashed over it into the creek, followed
by oue passenger car. Both engine
aiul car were completely sub
merged as the tide was at
nearly full Hood. Engineer Dunn,
as he'neared the edge ot the bridge
saw the danger, blew the whistle of
warning and went down with his
machine. Fireman O'Brien was res
cued, but was injured badly. Quickly
as possible the submerged car was
raised, and the living rescued and the
dead removed. The engine is still
under the water. Another car passed
half way over the bridge approach,
but was "held back by the weight of the
rear portion of the train, and nono
who were in it are believed to have
been injured. The conductor of the
ill-fated train was Ed. Revalk, who
escaped uninjured. The rescue of the
passengers was largely effected by row
boats, which were soon on the bcene.
Conductor Revalk, in an interview,
said the car that was bubmerged was
a combination one, and he thought it
would hold about forty-eight people.
Said he, I do not know any of the
peoplo who were in that coach; there
are now thirteen bodies at the morgue,
four women and nine meu."
James Dnnlap, who was tending the
bridge at the time of the accident, was
found in a very nucoinmunicativc
mood. He said: " "I was in charge at
the time and had just opened the draw
to allow the yacht Juniata to pass
through. I was in the act ot moving
the draw back into place when the up
train from San Francisco came along
and that is all I kuow about it" He
declined to have anything further to
say in regard to the matter.
F. F. Finley, of San Francisco, was
a passenger on the ill-
rated train aud he tells a
graphic story of the disaster: "Wo
left the city on the train for Alameda
ou the narrow gauge, I was seated on
tho front seat on the first car facing
tlie engine. All went well until just
as we were approaching the draw
bridge crossing the San Antonia
creek. As wo drew near the bridge
it seemed to me that the bridge was
open and I was naturally on the alert.
All of a sudden I saw that I was right;
that tho bridge was out of place and a
fearful accident was inevitable. Just
then a man jumped from the engine
iuto the water, and then came a crash,
Horrible crashing ot timber and snap
ping of heavy iron work
followed, and at once consternation
prevailed, in the car. The next thing
I knew the car was in the water, and
I found nivselt blindly groping for the
door, which I fortunately reached and
j opened. When I found myself on the
platform I gradually worked my way
by climbing and holding to the front
of the car, to the roof, which I had
just reached when that end of the car
rose ont of the water, and quite a
number of people escaped in this
manner, principally women and chil
dren. The car was about two-thirds
fnllwhen we left the wharf, and 1
should judge that there were at least
from twenty-five to thirty people in it
There was a dreadful outcry when the
car began to fill, but this was almost
immediately hushed in one light final
wail of despair. I was very fortunate
in escaping with slight injuries to my
shonlder and several cuts in my head.
I am a married man and have a family
at San Francisco."
Miss Mary H. Austin, ot San Fran
cisco, who escaped from the wreck,
but whose father and sister were
drowned, savs: "I was seated on the
left side of the car with my father and
sister: in the seat behind my father
was Henry S. Austin, of Austin,
0Conuor& Phelps, iron merchants,
San Francisco. When the car went
into the water people screamed and
tried to get near the top of the car.
I clung to my sister until the force
ot the water separated us. A man in
the f rout seat broke the window with
his fist and I was losing conscious
ness when rescued. How I got out of
the windowldon'tknowjldon't kuow
how longl was under the water. I held
my breath as long as T could. My
father and sister are still in the water.
I'm sure there is no hope for them,
thev have been under the water so
long. Oh, it was so quick! Thero
wero mostly men in the car and a few
Following are the names of those
drowned who have been identified up
to eight o clock this evening: Engineer
Dunn of the train: Captaiu John
Dwyer, Sacramento; .7. R. Irwin,
Singer sewing machine agent, Oak
land; R R. Robinson, West Oakland;
W. R. Willituns, San Francisco; II. P.
Auld, Honolulu; L. Maletesa, San
Francisco; Mrs. Byron O'Conner, San
Francbco; M. nallersick, Japanese:
Mrs. Kirnan, San Franscisco; H.
Austin aud daughter, San Francisco.
Among the injured were Mrs. P. H.
Look and Mrs. J. H. Cooper, injuries
slight Conductor Revalk, of the
train, cannot recall how many were in
the coach, but believes that fully
twenty-five persons including children
have perished. Nothing, definite, how
ever, can be stated in regard to this
yet All that is positively known is
the number of Ixtdies recovered, and
those who escaped.
Placing the Responsibility.
San Fransclsco, May 30. Closer
examination of the facts which led to
this serious disaster lead to the con
clusion that the unfortunate engineer
ot the train who is among the dead
was the ono principally if not alto
gether to blame. This is based on the
fact that the danger flag was found
within a minute after the WTeck in a
position indicating that it had been
properly placed by tho bridge tender;
and had beeu knocked down when the
crash came. This leads to the
assumption that tho engineer saw tlie
Hag, but as tho bridge was in the act
of closing, that he thonght it would
not reach the bridge before it had
HEWS FROI FOREIGN LANDS.
Special by Tho California Associitfd l'unss.
Ottawa, May 30. In view of the
large ainouut of smuggling along tlie
frontier from Montana and North Da
kota and the quantity of timber being
stolen from the forests, the Manitoba
government here ordered the whole
boundary Hue from the Rocky moun
tains east to Manitoba patrolled by
mounted police of whom S00 will be
detailed. They will also prevent Can
adian Indians from crossing into the
United States on horse stealing expe
ditions. Severe Sentences.
Special to Thk Astouian.
Sofia, May 30. Panitxa has been
sentenced to be shot, the court mak
ing a recommendation formercy. Capt
Kolobkoff has been sentenced for
ninety years, and two others to sixty
years, two to three years, aud to five
months, and the others were ac
quitted. I. awn Tennis Champion.
Special to Tun Astouian.1
Dublin, May 30. The international
lawn tennis world championship con
test, between Saunders, of England,
and Petti t, of America, was won to-day
by Pettit, by a score of 7 to Saun
Killed at l'lay.
Special toTiiK AsrouiAN.l
London, May 30. Six children were
killed in the village of Reineskindorf
bv a falling swing.
Not a IiCgal Execution.
Special to Thk Astouian.
London, May 30. Five persons
were killed, by lightning at Hamburg.
Not stale wool-grown berries from
Califoria, but fresh, delicious Oregon
fruit from the gardens of 3It Tabor, in
good supply daily by
Thompson & Rosp.
a short time, do
before the prices
in three months.
CLIPPED AND CONDENSED.
News Items Froi All Oyer tlie
I'ERT A.XD FITHY FA.RAGRAPMS
The Aberdeen Bulletin is now a
The Bank of Gray's Harbor, capital
$23,000, opened yesterday.
Seattle and Aberdeen parties are
competitors for an electric street car
franchise in Aberdeen.
The Cornwall company will use
horses on their line3 outside of What
com and electric moter within the city
Whatcom capitalists are organizing
a company to put steamboats on the
Sound to ply betweon that point and
Mrs. Toombs, of Whatcom, used coal
oil to kindle a fire. Physicians have
not yet determined whether or not she
is fatally burned.
APuyallup man informs the Sun
that hop vines in that neighborhood
recently grew thirteen inohes in four
teen hours, or nearly an inch an hour.
G. E. Bayard, of The Dalles, has
been appointed Indian depredation
claim agent for service in Washington
and Oregon. Salary $8 a day and ex
penses. The steam schooner Caspar has
been chartered by the Gray's Harbor
Commercial Company to run to Gray's
harbor with passengers and freight, "in
conjunction with the steam schooner
Point Loma. Trips will be made
every ten days from San Francisco.
Says the Seattle Press: Ballard
elected a mayor and Spokane a city
attorney who are not voters in the
state. There are some local objectors.
but the majority accept the accom
plished fact as an evidence of a hos
pitable disposition to encourage the
Wm. P. Mclntire of Oysterville,
says they are running two camps with,
a crew o about forty men. His
brother John has disposed of his
steamer, the Mountain Buck, that
ho used to run on the Nasel, which
will be run in the future as a daily
passenger boat between Sealand and
Mr. Nichols, of tho Chelan Lumber
Company, reports Chelan as having
about 300 inhabitants and prospects
for a lively season. The steamer Belle
of Chelan makes weekly trips to ths
head of this lake, a distance of sixty
mile3. The round trip costs So. This
lake is supposed to be 300 feet deep
and never freezes over. It is the hunt
er's paradise ot the northwest
At the recent Blaine city election
two ballot-boxes were used one for
legal ballots and another for floaters.
Blaine cast 181 legitimate votes and
658 ineligible ballots. This was done
to show tho wonderful growth of the
town. The election officers had suffi
cient respect for the law, however, to
keep the legal and illegal ballots
Says The Dalles TimesMountaineer
of the 28th; the run of salmon is
almost unprecedented in the history,!
ui nit: Jii-v. j.caiciuu vvc uuuciauuiu
SeufertBros., in their wheeLs, caught
fifty-one tons. The cannery is
rnnning to its full capacity, and can
not can tho fish caught For this
reason many of tho wheels have been
hauled out of the water.
The Salem Statesman says that six
bands have been secured for the
Fourth of Jdy celebration at tho
capital Thoy are the Albany, Silver
ton, Independence, Stayton, Salem
and Chemawa bands. There will be
no lack of music from present indica
tions. A prize of $150 is to be offered
to competing fire companies through
out the state. The test has not yet
been decided upon.
Last week the Gibralter Farmer had
a well dug at the base of the beach
land, 140 feet north of the office. At a
depth of ten feet the diggers, Messrs.
Fairbanks and Wilson, knocked a hole
through a soft sandstono bottom and a
splendid stream ot clear, cold water
came bursting up, which quickly filled
the weU, and, in fact, overflowed it,
giving a magnificent flowing well from
which pipes will be laid to tho print
ing office, the residence and the stable.
J. J. Lee. an Oregon pioneer and
an old resident of Pendleton, died at
his home Sunday morning, after an
iUness of five weeks, aged 74. Mr.
Lee was born in New York in 1816.
When ho was 2 years old his parents
removed to Ohio and remained in that
state until his marriage, in 1842, with
Miss Mary Armsby, who now survives
him. In 1844 Mr. and Mrs. Lee re
moved to Iowa, and in 1862 crossed
the plains in emigrant wagons to the
far west, locating in Polk county. They
removed to Pendleton in 1869.
An Olympia paper says that sur
veyor general Cavanaugh received
from tho general land offiice at Wash
ington city this week instructions to
proceed with the survey of one town
ship in each of Cowlitz, Pierce, town
ship 17 range 5 east, Skagit, Whatcom
King, Klickitat and Pacific counties;
and three townships in Snohomish,
three in Lewis and two in Chehalis
counties, in all embracing an area of
612 square miles and 416,700 acres,
which is to bo surveyed this year,
more than was surveyed in the four
years of the prior administration.
EING the Future Terminus of a Great
ing a fine Deep Water Frontage and good anchorage, is destined to be
come a Great City. Quite a number of houses are being built and other
improvements are under way now, while
Some time ago. savs the ShaltOft
Journal. Frank Horseman kflled two
bears.west of Dee Simmon'. Tiro
days afterward he killed anothirfiift
bear in the same vicinity, the hid
selling for $25 tanned. Again h
killed one of the largest bear per
haps that was ever killed in the state.
the hide measuring almost nine feet
square. The dogs ran frfrn from f
o'clock in the morning until four in
the afternoon, when he was treed, go
ing up a tree about 10 feet, and Frank
came up and shot him eight tirnaa
When he went up a tree one dog bald
on to him until ha was shot
The other night, as the 5 o'clock
train pulled into the depot, says the
Centralia News, an old man stepped,
off and commenced to industrioaaly
circulate small printed pieces of paper
among the crowd which always gathers
to witness the unloading of the new
arrivals to our city. A young man
with considerable curiosity forced bis
way to the front and received one of
the leaves, but he had no sooner takes
a glance at it than he dropped it hur
riedly like a hot potato and com
menced to crawfish .out of the crowd.
A gentleman remarked laughingly:
"You don't know anything about that
addition, eh?" The young man re-
marKea: "JNo corner lots for me
there." The printed sheets were leaves
or the Scriptures.
According to'tho Olympia Tribune,
the officers and crews of the steamers
piying between Tacoma and Olympia
are on the lookout for an immense oc
topus or devil fish, which is reported
to exist in the waters between the
mouth of the Nesqually river and Hen
derson's inlet The monster has been
seen at various times for a week past,
and steps are being quietly taken to
capture it The men on the steamers
are very backward in speaking of it,
they fearing that others will attempt
to capture tne prize. When last seen
it was lying on the water, vigorously
splashing one of its thousand tails and
looked to weigh at least 500 pounds.
It measures from tip to tip, as nearly
as nearly as can be estimated, fully
fifty feet Such a fish is unusual in
these waters. Its peculiarity is a sort
of deafening roar, which it makes in
J. C. Bewley, of Bay City, says the
Monmouth correspondent of the
Statesman, brought to this place
Thursday and presented to Professor
Doughty for the Normal cabinet of
collections a gun that was formerly
owned by Chief Kilches, the last chief
of the Tillamook Indians. The wea
pon is a double barrelled shotgun and
does not look very old. One would
suppose it to be thirty or forty years
old, but it bears no mark or figure and
may be much older. The barrels are
very long and apparently of good ma
terial, about the size of No. 12 gun of
modern make, and must have cost a
handsome price in its day. Tradition
says Chief Kilches killed a great many
Indians in his day in protecting the
whites, as he was a friendly Indian.
Mr. Bewley says the gun has a rery
interesting history, which he will send
as soon as he gets home. He also
brought over a mortar and pestle
whiohwere hewed from solid stone,
and a large number of arrow heads of
many forms and sizes. Mr. Bewleys
donation makes a valuable addition to
the collection at the Normal cabinet
and one much appreciated.
The transition from long, lingering
and painful sickness to robust health
marks an epoch in the life of the indi
vidual. Such a remarkable event la
treasured in the memory and the agency
whereby the good health has been at
tained is gratefully blessed. Hence it is
that so much is heard in praise otElec
tric Bitters. So many feel they owe
their restoration to health to the use of
the Great Alterative and Tonic. If yon
are troubled with any disease of the
Kidneys, Liver or Stomach, of long or
short standingyou will surely find re
lief by use of Electric Bitters. Sold at
50 c, and Si per bottle at J, W. Conn's
The HoffnaB House Cigar.
The La Paloma cigar and other fine
brands of cigars ; the finest in the city,
at Charley Olsen's, next to C. II. Cooper.
All the patent medicines advertised
in this paper, together with the choicest
perfumery, and toilet articles etc- can
be bought at the lowest prices at J. W.
Conn's drug store, opposite Occident
Meals Cooked, to Order.
Private rooms for ladies and families:
at Central Restaurant, next to Foard A
Fiue Table Wise
Delivered at 60 cents a gallon, to any
S art of the city. A tine line of pure
alifornia wines at low prices, at A
W. TJtzinger's Cosmopolitan saloon.
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lTQUpKETUrVl nFBuil. ,
Transcontinental Railroad, and hay
a great many contemplate buildiof;
HOWELL & BOODELL
HOWELL & GOODELL
HOWELL & GOODELL.
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